Thread: Engine removal!
03-20-2006, 06:42 PM #1
Getting ready for the big job! Any help would be MUCH appreciated. I have a great friend thats gonna tackle this with me. Heres the info I need.
Specific tools needed throughout the entire job!
Any particular doos and DON'TS!
Any thing I should do that I cant while the engine is installed?
How much does the 4-tec engine weigh?
How much does the hull without engine weigh? Looking to flip hull and work on it!
03-20-2006, 08:41 PM #2
03-20-2006, 08:44 PM #3
Re: Engine removal!Originally Posted by Rendog
03-20-2006, 08:45 PM #4
- Join Date
- Jun 2005
- near detroit michigan
the engine is pritty heavy bout 200 250 lbs just a guess but 1 person cannot lift it in or out. need a chain fall!!!! have fun with the drive shaft
outher than that it is pritty easy. mine goes bach in this weekend. been out all winter cant wait to hear it run agean. hulk chime in i dont rember about the shaft been a while but it was a pain.
03-20-2006, 08:47 PM #5
Whats the best place to buy the driveshaft tool?
03-20-2006, 08:47 PM #6
I actually dont use the driveshaft tool. I use super hulk strength
Most people will need the tool though.
03-20-2006, 08:48 PM #7Originally Posted by Green Hulk
Im about 6"3' 220, i know I can I know I can!
03-20-2006, 08:49 PM #8Originally Posted by Krazy-K
03-20-2006, 08:50 PM #9
Hit the slide ring with a rubber mallet a few times to break any corrosion loose. Then stand at the back of the ski and with both hands try and slide the slide ring back while someone else prys the circlip out of the driveshaft.
Do this with the pump in place. After you get the circlip out pull the pump off and then give the driveshaft a good yank and it will come out.
03-20-2006, 09:07 PM #10
Seems just like the design on my 96 xp!
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